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Indiana Pumpkin Growers Association
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Indiana State Fair weigh off is Saturday, August 12th, 2017
Entry fee is $40. $60 after July 1st until July 28th.
The weigh-off will be held in the Purdue Extension Agriculture and Horticulture building.
Parking is free for exhibitors at the Indiana School for the Deaf on the north side of the fairgrounds.
Parking lot P You receive six admission tickets with your entry fee!
Check in 7:00-9:30 am. Weigh-off at 12:00 pm Awards at 1:30 pm All times EST
Click here to register online through the State Fair website.
Click here for the two pages of rules about the Giant Pumpkin contest from the rulebook.
Click here for the entire rulebook.
Wasson Nursery: Fishers, Indiana This will be a new weigh-off for this year. Saturday, September 30th, 2017.
Directions? Click here. 13279 E. 126th St. Fishers, IN 46037
Fair Oaks Farms: Weigh-off is Saturday, October 7th, 2017. Fair Oaks is a generous sponsor of our club. Please plan on attending! Exit 220 off I-65
Directions? Click here.
Other contests close to us:
Operation Pumpkin in Hamilton, OH on Friday, October 13th, 2017
Roberts Family Farm: September 16th, 2017. Guston, KY
Just looking for seeds??? $20 per year to join our club.
We’ll send you great seeds to get you started.
(Example of seeds received with membership)
2017 Insect and disease control program and club bulk orders
Click here: (We’ll help you keep your plants alive!)
All Time Top Ten Giant Pumpkin list
(maintained by IPGA 12/07/2016 updated)
Indiana record pumpkin – 1739 lbs Mark Goodman from Marion, IN
Indiana Top-Ten Giant Pumpkins list
Fair Oaks Weigh-off 2016
Miscellaneous pictures from past weigh-offs
All Indiana State fruit records
Comprehensive guide to growing Atlantic Giant Pumpkins
World Record Atlantic Giant pumpkin: 2,624.6 lbs
Origin of Dills Atlantic Giant pumpkins by Steve Connolly
Pumpkin seed genetics and statistics
Big Pumpkins message board: Pests, diseases and other problems
Our old website: www.ipga.us